Help Center

The help center number and email id

Support Phone: +91-9773-881-881

care@urbandrive.co.in

Support Center

How can I book a self drive car from Urban Drive?

  • Booking with us is very simple. You can book a self-drive car through Website or App or give us a call at +91-9773-881-881. You need to select your trip start date and time, end date and time and model. Once we receive your payment, we will send confirmation email for your booking.
  • What all information do I need to provide to book a self drive car?

  • You need to fill your full name, phone number, email id in addition to uploading of your valid Driving license (should be more than a year old ) and two valid Id proof (Passport, Aadhar Card, or Pan Card) at the time of booking. You need to produce the same original documents at the time of receiving the car.
  • Can I create a booking for my friend or family member?

  • Yes, you can create a booking for your friend or a family member. You need to submit your documents in addition to your friend or a family member’s documents. Liability will be borne by the person who is going to collect the car (Customer name which was written at the time of booking).
  • Can my co-passengers drive car during the trip?

  • Yes, co-passengers also known as additional drivers are allowed to drive the car during a trip but you need to take written permission through email/message from our support team. There is no charge for this service. If case it was not informed to Urban Drive and there is any mis-happening, then entire liability has to be borne by the customer.
  • What is the minimum booking duration?

  • The car can be booked for a period of minimum 24 hours.
  • How much in advance do I need to make a booking?

  • You can make a reservation 24 hrs in advance to your start time, subject to availability of the car.
  • How can I pre-pone my start time?

  • In case you want to pre-pone your start time, you can do the same from App, Website or give a call to our support team (+91-97738 81881). Amendment will be subject to the availability of the car. Modification charges will be applicable as per company policy.
  • How can I modify/extend my booking?

    • In the case of modification or extension, you can do the same from your mobile App, Website or give a call to our support team (+91-097738 81881). You can extend your booking before 3 hours of your end time. Extension charges will be applicable as follows:-
    1. If you don’t extend/modify your booking before 3hours of your end time, then twice the normal fare will be applicable for the total hour extended by you.
    2. II. In case you informed before 3 hours of your end time to our support team, then booking will be extended on below conditions : -
      1. If the car is available, then the normal charge will be applicable
      2. If the car is not available, then you will not be able to extend your booking, even if you choose to return the car late, then Normal charge*2 times will be applicable for total extended hour.

    Will I get any refund/discount if I return the car before my end time?

    • You can return the car early but no refund will be applicable for unutilized hour. You can request for pickup before your end time at our support team (+91-9773-881-881).

    What are the Urban Drive cancellation charges and cancellation policy?

    • You can cancel your booking through website, app or support team. Cancellation charges will be applicable as per cancellation policy which is as follows:-
    1. If Cancellation is done before 24 hours from the booking start time, 10% of the base fare will be charged as cancellation fees (GST will be applicable on total base fare)
    2. If Cancellation is done in less than 24 hours from the booking start time, 50% of the base fare or 1-day Rental (whichever is higher) will be charged as cancellation fees (GST will be applicable on total base fare)
    3. If Booking is cancelled due to violation of policy, then 10% of the base fare will be charged as cancellation fees (GST will be applicable on total base fare)

    What should I do if I do not receive the car on time?

    • We try our best to deliver car on time. In case you don’t receive the car on time, Please give a call to our Support team (+91-97738 81881).

    Which geographical areas are prohibited for Self Drive car?

    • Our vehicles are not allowed to be driven in off-road conditions (sandy, rocky terrain, Ladakh, Jammu Kashmir, Sand dunes, Badrinath, Kedarnath etc). In case, they are taken on such conditions without information, security amount shall be forfeited in full and 2 times of the base fare will be charged from customer.

    Am I authorized to take Self Drive car to any other country?

    • All our cars are having all India permit. However, you are not allowed to take Self-drive car to other countries including Nepal, Bhutan etc. If the car is taken outside India without taking approval from Urban Drive, then the entire liability will be on the customer till the car is returned to the same location (where customer has received the car).

    Can I return the car to any other location (within the same city)?

    • Yes, you can return the car to other locations (within the same city) but that has to be informed at the time of booking. The location should be within our serviceable area.
    • In case you want to return outside the serviceable area, then the actual cost of bringing the car to the respective hub along with Rs.2000.00, plus an hourly rate for the extended hour with late charges and fuel charges will be charged till the car is received by the respective hub.

    Does Urban Drive work 24*7?

    • Yes, our support team is available 24*7 for customer queries. Customer can pick car from our hub at any time of the day (24*7) but delivery/pickup from customer location is not possible between 12 AM to 5 AM.

    Are pets allowed in the Self Drive car?

    • We love pets, however they are not allowed inside our vehicle.

    How can I know the charges at the time of returning the car?

    • You are requested to check the checklist properly before signing at the time of receiving/returning the car. Any charges will be calculated on the basis of checklist signed by the Renter at the time of receiving the car and returning the car. In case, Renter doesn’t sign the checklist, then Renter needs to pay all the charges levied by Urban Drive. An Invoice will be generated within 24 hours after booking end time. Damage charges will be applicable as per the maintenance team.

    Is there is any per day km cap or is it unlimited?

    • Urban Drive provides two types of Plans for Self Drive, i.e., Limited as well as Unlimited. You can drive unlimited KM if you have chosen the unlimited KM plan during booking. In case of Limited KM Plan, there is limit on the free KM per hour (exclusive of fuel) which vary on city to city and model to model.

    Can you deliver the car to my home/hotel address?

    • Yes, we deliver the car to your home/hotel address (within the serviceable area). Nominal delivery/pickup charges will be applicable. Fuel and KM will be applicable from the hub from where the car is dispatached.

Do I need to sign an agreement?

  • Yes, you need to sign a rental agreement and a car checklist at the time of receiving the car.

What is the eligibility to hire a self drive car?

  • For taking a self drive car from Urban Drive, you should have attained minimum 23 years of age and should have at least 1 year of driving experience with valid DL and two ID proof (Aadhar Card, Pan Card or Passport).

What type of Driver’s License is required to drive Urban Drive Self Drive car?

  • You need to have Indian driving license issue by RTO or an International Driver Permit along with driving License (In case you do not have India Driving license).The license should have been issued for the light motor vehicle (car).

Do I need to produce original Driving license and ID at the time of receiving the car?

  • Yes, you are requested to produce original driving license, and two Ids (Aadhar Card, Pan Card or Passport) provided at the time of booking.

What happens if I am not able to produce my original documents at the time of receiving the car?

  • In case you are not able to produce your original documents at the time of receiving the car, your booking will be cancelled and cancellation charges will be applicable as per policy.

Can I change my car model?

  • Yes, you can change your model depending on the availability. In case of up-gradation to higher model, you need to pay difference amount. You cannot downgrade your model once the booking is confirmed.

When does my Booking starts?

  • Your booking starts from the date and time entered at the time of booking. In case of home delivery or pickup, start KM, fuel and time will be calculated from our garage back to our garage.

What do I need to check before signing the checklist?

  • You are advised to check all elements which are written in the checklist. We advise you to take picture or video of the car before signing the checklist. This will help you to overcome any confusion for any damage at the time of pickup.

Does Urban Drive provide manual or Automatic Transmission car?

  • We have mix variants of manual and automatic Transmission cars which depend on Model. Please check this carefully at the time of selecting the model.

What is the maximum speed Limit for driving a Self Drive car?

  • Speed limit differs for all the highways in India. In case there is no limit on any highway, Renter cannot drive for more than 120 Km/hr. In case speed limit is crossed, it will be treated as over speeding and below penalty will be charged.
  1. 1st Instance > 120km/hr or Highway speed limit. - INR 2500 + GOVT. fines (if any) plus expulsion from Urban Drive if it happens again in the next booking.
  2. 2nd Instance > 120km/hr or Highway speed limit - INR 2500 + GOVT. fines (if any) plus expulsion from Urban Drive.
  3. >= 130 km/hr or Highway speed limit. - INR 2500 + GOVT. fines (if any) plus expulsion from Urban Drive.

What is the fuel policy in Urban Drive?

  • Urban Drive provides the car with a full tank and accepts in full tank. In case, you do not return the car in full tank, then fuel charges will be charged from your security/collected at the time of return for the exact fuel filled in the car to match with the fuel percentage at the time of delivery. GST will be applicable on the refuel amount.

Who Pays for Parking/State Tax/Toll tax/MCD?

  • You need to pay for all of these charges

Is Smoking or drinking inside the car is allowed in Self Drive car?

  • No, Smoking and Drinking are not allowed inside the self drive car. In case of any violation, you will be charged as per the Indian Motor vehicle act

Do I need to pay cleaning charges?

  • We give clean cars and expect the same from you at the time of return. Uncleansed cars at the time of pickup will be charged Rs.1000 for cleaning.

How can I collect my belongings if left in the car at the time of return?

  • In case, you left any of your belongings in the car, please do contact our support team who will try best to recover your belongings.

What are the documents required for crossing the State Border?

  • You need to have your original driving license with original car’s registration book, all India permit, car fitness, Insurance copy, self drive license copy and Inter-State tax receipt. Please make sure you pay Interstate tax at the border before entering any state.

What do I need to do if my car breaks down or meet with an accident?

  • In case, car got breakdown or met with an accident, please be calm and give a call to our support team (+91-9773-881-881). In the case of mechanical breakdown, if replacement can be arranged, the same would be provided. In case it is deemed of getting car repaired locally by the Customer is the best option, then Urban Drives will authorize you over email, text or WhatsApp to get the car repaired locally and reimburse repair charges in the final bill. Within city limits, Urban Drives will dispatch mobile maintenance van or replacement car or both. Rest of the terms as mentioned in the Rental.
  • Please do not leave the scene of the accident until proper support has arrived. You may be required to sign several formality documents associated with the accident.

What happens in case of damage?

  • In case of Accident, Internal or External damage to the car during the return, calculation will be made on the number of estimated days rented due to the car is in workshop or damages up to maximum liability of Rs.30000.00 or security deposit (whichever is higher). The assessment of damage made by Urban Drive will be final.
  • In case of below situation, you will be liable to pay the damage charges in full.
    1. When you are found to be under the influence of alcohol/narcotics while driving.
    2. When you are over-Speeding
    3. When you are in violation of traffic rules or the motor vehicle Act (for example, if you have not paid the interstate tax while crossing the state border).
    4. When the number of people in the car at the time of incident exceeds the standard seating capacity of the car.
    5. When the workshop and/ or insurance company deem the damage to be consequential in nature (this will be stated in the accident report).Consequential damages occur when you continue to drive the vehicle even when it is performing abnormally.
    6. When there is a misrepresentation of information in the driving license and ID proof details shared by you.

    What do I need to do if the car gets stolen?

    • You need to call our support team (+919773-881-881) immediately. In case of theft / total loss of the car during the Hire Period, you shall be liable to bear damages as specified in the Agreement. Damage charges will be applicable in case of theft.applicable in case of theft.

    What happens in case the car gets damaged due to negligence?

    • You shall be liable to pay charges as stipulated in the schedule of charges mentioned as part of the Agreement.

Which mode of payment is accepted by Urban Drive?

  • Urban Drive accepts payment through Credit card, Debit card, Wallet, Net banking and UPI. You are requested to make a payment in advance through app or website or link shared by our support team. We do not accept cash as a mode of payment.

Is there any other tax, which I need to pay?

  • Yes, you need to pay 18% GST.

Is security deposit same for all models?

  • No, security deposits vary as per the model.

How will I get the refund for my balance amount?

  • Urban Drive will refund the amount in the same account through which customer has made the payment during booking.

After how many days will I get my refund?

  • Urban Drive will release the invoice within 24 hours of the end time of your booking. It usually takes 7-10 working days for a bank to credit the same to your account.

How will I get my Invoice/bill?

  • An invoice will be emailed to your registered email id.

How can I book a self drive bike from Urban Drive?

  • Booking with us is very simple. You can book a self-drive bike through Website or App or give us a call at +91-9773-881-881. You need to select your city going forward with trip start date and time, end date and time and model. Once we receive your payment, we will send confirmation email for your booking.
  • What all information do I need to provide to book a self drive bike?

  • You need to fill your full name, phone number, email id in addition to uploading of your valid Driving license (should be more than a year old) and two valid Id proof (Passport, Aadhar Card, Voter Id Card) at the time of booking. You need to produce the same original documents at the time of receiving the bike.
  • Can I create a booking for my friend or family member?

  • Yes, you can create a booking for your friend or a family member. You need to submit your documents in addition to your friend or a family member’s documents. Liability will be borne by the person who is going to collect the bike (Customer name which was written at the time of booking).
  • Can my co-passengers drive bike during the trip?

  • Yes, co-passengers also known as additional drivers are allowed to drive the bike during a trip but you need to take written permission through email/message from our support team. There is no charge for this service. If case it was not informed to Urban Drive and there is any mis-happening, then entire liability has to be borne by the customer.
  • What is the minimum booking duration?

  • The bike can be booked for a period of minimum 1 hour. Charges will be applicable for minimum 24 hours.
  • How much in advance do I need to make a booking?

  • You can make a reservation 1 hour in advance to your start time, subject to availability of the bike.
  • How can I pre-pone my start time?

  • In case you want to pre-pone your start time, you can do the same from App or give a call to our support team (+91-9773-881-881). Amendment will be subject to the availability of the bike. Modification charge will be applicable as per company policy.
  • How can I modify/extend my booking?

    • In the case of modification or extension, you can do the same from your mobile App or give a call to our support team (+91-9773-881-881). You can extend your booking before 3 hours of your end time. Extension charges will be applicable as follows:-
    1. If you don’t extend/modify your booking before 3 hours of your end time, then twice the normal fare will be applicable for the total hour extended by you.
    2. In case you informed before 3 hours of your end time to our support team, then booking will be extended on below conditions: -
      1. If the bike is available, then the normal fare will be applicable.
      2. If the bike is not available, then you will not be able to extend your booking, even if you choose to return the bike late, then Normal charge*2 times will be applicable for total extended hour.

    Will I get any refund/discount if I return the bike before my end time?

    • You can return the bike early but no refund will be applicable for unutilized hour. You can request for pickup before your end time at our support team (+91-9773-881-881).

    What are the Urban Drive cancellation charges and cancellation policy?

    • You can cancel your booking through website, app or support team. Cancellation charges will be applicable as per cancellation policy which is as follows:-
    1. I. If Cancellation is done before 48 hours from the booking start time, 20% of the base fare will be charged as cancellation fees (GST will be applicable on base fare).
    2. II. If Cancellation is done in less than 48 hours from the booking start time, 50% of the base fare or 1-day Rental (whichever is higher) will be charged as cancellation fees (GST will be applicable on base fare).
    3. III. If Booking is cancelled due to violation of policy, Cancellation charge will be applicable as per cancellation Policy (GST will be applicable on base fare).

    What should I do if I do not receive the Bike on time?

    • We try our best to deliver bike on time. In case you don’t receive the bike on time, Please give a call to our Support team (+91-9773-881-881).

    Which geographical areas are prohibited for Self Drive Bike?

    • Our Vehicles can be driven across Pan India. In case there is any restriction in any area/cities to drive Self drive bikes. Customer are requested to follow guidelines as per the cities and Urban Drive is not liable for any booking hour loss due to such restrictions.

    Am I authorized to take Self Drive bike to any other country?

    • All our bikes are having all India permit. However, you are not allowed to take Self-drive bike to other countries including Nepal, Bhutan etc. If the bike is taken outside India without taking approval from Urban Drive, then the entire liability will be on the customer till the bike is returned to the same location (where customer has received the bike).

    Can I return the bike to any other location (within the same city)?

    • No, you can not return the bike to other locations (within the same city also).

    Does Urban Drive work 24*7?

    • Yes, our support team is available 24*7 for customer queries. Customer can pick bike from our hub at any Operational time which vary city to city.

    Are pets allowed in the Self Drive bike?

    • We love pets, however they are not allowed on our vehicles.

    How can I know the charges at the time of returning the Bike?

    • You are requested to check the checklist properly before signing at the time of receiving/returning the bike. Any charges will be calculated on the basis of checklist signed by the Renter at the time of receiving the bike and returning the bike. In case, Renter doesn’t sign the checklist, then Renter has needs to pay all the charges levied by Urban Drive. An Invoice will be generated within 24 hours after booking end time. Damage charges will be applicable as per the damage sheet which can be found here.

    Is there is any per day km cap or is it unlimited?

    • Urban Drive provides two types of Plans for Self Drive, i.e., Limited as well as Unlimited. You can drive unlimited KM if you have chosen the unlimited KM plan during booking. In case of Limited KM Plan, it will vary model to model (exclusive of fuel)

    Can you deliver the Bike to my home/hotel address?

    • No, we don’t deliver the bike to your home/hotel address.

    Do you offer helmets and other accessories?

    • Yes, helmet for rider is complimentary with the bike. In addition you can also take an extra helmet by paying additional charge for one more helmet. You can also rent a wide range of accessories like gloves, riding gears, camping tents etc. on additional charges for making your ride perfect.

    Can I tow a vehicle with Self drive bike taken from Urban drive ?

    • Urban Drive vehicles cannot be used for towing, pushing or propelling another vehicle or object.

Do I need to sign an agreement?

  • Yes, you need to sign a rental agreement and a bike checklist at the time of receiving the bike.

What is the eligibility to hire a self drive bike?

  • For taking a self drive bike from Urban Drive, you should have attained minimum 21 years of age for normal bikes and 23+ years for superbikes and should have at least 1 year of driving experience with valid DL and two ID proof (Aadhaar Card, Election Card, Pan Card or Passport).

What type of Driver’s License is required to drive Urban Drive Self Drive bike?

  • You need to have Indian driving license issue by RTO or an International Driver Permit along with driving License (In case you do not have India Driving license).The license should have been issued for the light motor vehicle (bike).

Do I need to produce original Driving license and ID at the time of receiving the bike?

  • Yes, you are requested to produce original driving license, and two Ids (Aadhaar Card, Election Card or Passport) provided at the time of booking.

What happens if I am not able to produce my original documents at the time of receiving the bike?

  • In case you are not able to produce your original documents at the time of receiving the bike, your booking will be cancelled and cancellation charges will be applicable as per policy.

Can I change my bike model?

  • Yes, you can change your model depending on the availability. In case of up-gradation to higher model, you need to pay difference amount. You cannot downgrade your model once the booking is confirmed.

When does my Booking starts?

  • Your booking starts from the date and time entered at the time of booking.

What do I need to check before signing the checklist?

  • You are advised to check all elements which are written in the checklist. We advise you to take picture or video of the bike before signing the checklist. This will help you to overcome any confusion for any damage at the time of pickup.

Does Urban Drive provide manual or Automatic Transmission bike?

  • We have mix variants of gearless and with gear Transmission bikes which depend on Model. Please check this carefully at the time of selecting the model.

What is the maximum speed Limit for driving a Self Drive bike?

  • Speed limit differs for all the highways in India. In case there is no limit on any highway, Renter cannot drive for more than 80 Km/hr for bikes upto 150cc, more than 100 Km/hr for bikes upto 500cc and more than 120 Km/hr for bikes more than 500cc. In case speed limit is crossed, it will be treated as over speeding and below penalty will be charged.
  1. 1st Instance > INR 500 + GOVT. fines (if any) plus expulsion from Urban Drive if it happens again in the next booking.
  2. 2nd Instance > INR 1000 + GOVT. fines (if any) plus expulsion from Urban Drive.
  3. Final Instance > INR 2000 + GOVT. fines (if any) plus expulsion from Urban Drive.

What is the fuel policy in Urban Drive?

  • The tariff is not inclusive of fuel. We do not provide fuel for the bikes however all bikes will have enough fuel to reach the nearest petrol bunk

Who Pays for Parking/State Tax/Toll tax/MCD?

  • You need to pay for all of these charges.

Is Smoking or drinking inside the bike is allowed in Self Drive bike?

  • No, Smoking and Drinking are not allowed on the self drive bike. In case of any violation, you will be charged as per the Indian Motor vehicle act.

Do I need to pay cleaning charges?

  • We give clean bikes and expect the same from you at the time of return. Uncleansed bikes at the time of drop-off will be charged Rs.500 for cleaning.

How can I collect my belongings if left in the bike at the time of return?

  • In case, you left any of your belongings in the bike, please do contact our support team who will try best to recover your belongings.

What are the documents required for crossing the State Border?

  • The rider has to inform the same at the time of receiving the bike if he is intending to go to other states. The rider has to ensure that he takes the necessary approval at the check post and pay the permit fee before he enters the other state. You need to have your original driving license with original bike’s registration book, all India permit, bike fitness, Insurance copy, self drive license copy and Inter-State tax receipt. Please make sure you pay Interstate tax at the border before entering any state. In case, there is any challan on the bike due to non-payment of interstate tax during the hired period. Then, customer will be liable for all the penalties and loss due to challan.

What happens if I get caught by policemen/challan happened for the rented bike during my journey?

  • If there is any violation of a traffic rule or any other law such as, overspeeding, jumping a signal, riding with two pillions, riding without a helmet, parking illegally driving in under influence of alcohol etc., Then you have to pay all the fines/penalties. If any case is registered by the police authorities against Urban Drive for the rented bike during booking duration, then you have to compensate The Urban Drive against all expenses to recover from the case.

How can I get the address of the hub, from where the vehicle has to be picked?

  • Hub details will send on your registered email id 1 hour before the booking start time. In case, you want early information of the hub address or didn't received an email, please write to us at care@urbandrive.co.in or call our support team at +91-9773-881-881.

What do I need to do if my bike breaks down or meet with an accident?

  • In case, bike got breakdown or met with an accident, please be calm and give a call to our support team (+91-9773-881-881). In the case of mechanical breakdown, if replacement can be arranged, the same would be provided. In case it is deemed of getting bike repaired locally by the Customer is the best option, then Urban Drives will authorize you over email, text or WhatsApp to get the bike repaired locally and reimburse repair charges in the final bill. Within city limits, Urban Drives will dispatch mobile maintenance van or replacement bike or both. Rest of the terms as mentioned in the Rental.
  • Please do not leave the scene of the accident until proper support has arrived. You may be required to sign several formality documents associated with the accident.

What happens in case of damage?

  • In case of Accident, Internal or External damage to the bike during the return, calculation will be made on the number of estimated days rented due to the bike is in workshop or damages up to maximum liability of Rs.25000.00 or Insured declared value (whichever is higher). The assessment of damage made by Urban Drive will be final.
  • In case of below situation, you will be liable to pay the damage charges in full.
    1. When you are found to be under the influence of alcohol/narcotics while driving.
    2. When you are over-Speeding
    3. When you are in violation of traffic rules or the motor vehicle Act (for example, if you have not paid the interstate tax while crossing the state border).
    4. When the number of people on the bike at the time of incident exceeds the standard seating capacity of the bike.
    5. When the workshop and/ or insurance company deem the damage to be consequential in nature (this will be stated in the accident report).Consequential damages occur when you continue to drive the vehicle even when it is performing abnormally.
    6. When there is a misrepresentation of information in the driving license and ID proof details shared by you.

    What do I need to do if the car gets stolen?

    • You need to call our support team (+919773-881-881) immediately. In case of theft / total loss of the bike during the Hire Period, you shall be liable to bear damages as specified in the Agreement. Damage charges will be applicable in case of theft.

    What happens in case the bike gets damaged due to negligence?

    • You shall be liable to pay charges as stipulated in the schedule of charges mentioned as part of the Agreement.

Which mode of payment is accepted by Urban Drive?

  • Urban Drive accepts payment through Credit Card, Debit Card, Wallet, Net banking and UPI. You are requested to make a payment in advance through app or website or link shared by our support team.

Is there any other tax, which I need to pay?

  • Yes, you need to pay 18% GST.

Is security deposit same for all models?

  • Security deposits vary as per the model. You need to pay a fully refundable security deposit at the time of pick up only.

How will I get the refund for my balance amount?

  • Urban Drive will refund the amount in the same account through which customer has made the payment during booking.

After how many days will I get my refund?

  • Urban Drive will release the invoice within 24 hours of the end time of your booking. It usually takes 7-10 working days for a bank to credit the same to your account.

How will I get my Invoice/bill?

  • An invoice will be emailed to your registered email id.